Day 01 : Haridwar - Uttarkashi (190KMS/7HR)
Welcome to Chardham yatra. Arrival from railway station assist by our SukhadJourney executive and Drive to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. Enroute visit Kempty Fall and others later drive straight to your Hotel for night halt.
Day 02 : UTTARKASHI - GANGOTRI - UTTARKASHI (100KMS/3HR EACH SIDE)
We proceed to Gangotri (3048 mts), enroute we enjoy picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas . After Gangotri Darshan we return to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
The temple, constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.
Submerged in the river, this natural rock Shivling is the place where, according to mythology Lord Shiva sat when he received the Ganga in his matted lock. It is visible in winter months when water level decreases.
Kedar Ganga Sangam:
Around 100 Yards from the Ganga Temple flows the river Kedar Ganga. Starting from the Kedar Valley, this river meets the Bhagirathi on its left bank.
Day 03 : UTTARKASHI- GUPTKASHI (235KMS/9HR)
Early morning, drive to Guptkashi .On Arrival Check in Hotel, night halt.
Day 04 : GUPTKASHI– KEDARNATH- (18KMS TREK)(We are also provide Same day helicopter Service from Phata-Kedarnathji-Phata on Extra Cost
Approx. charges for Pony: - INR 2200 - 3200/- Per Person .
Approx. charges for Doli : - INR. 3000 - 4000/- Per Person.
Approx. charges for Helicopter INR7500- 9,500/- per person.
Morning drive to Sonprayag, Trek start from Sonprayag to Kedarnath (3584 mts) on foot or on by pony / Doli. Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, tolietteries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. Later visit Kedarnath Temple. Later back to Guptakashi. Night halt.
At a distance of 5kms from Sonprayag and at an altitude of 1982 meters, one can take bath in the hot water pond here and visit the Gauri Temple. This is the place where Goddess Parvathi meditated to attain Lord Shiva. It is the base for a trek to Kedarnath.
The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva, the protector and the destroyer. According to legend, the Pandavas after having won over the Kaurava in the Kurukshetra war, felt guilty of having killed their own brothers and sought the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and while fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface. The remaining portions of Lord Shiva appeared at four other places and are worshipped there as his manifestations. The arms appeared at Tungnath, the face at Rudranath, the belly at Madhmaheshwar and his locks (hair) with head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.
Day 05 :GUPTKASHI - BADRINATH (215KMS/9HR)
Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay.
Badrinath one of the 'Four Dhams' is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name "Badri van", meaning "forest of berries"..
Tapt Kund :
Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.
Narad Kund :
A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.
Brahama Kapal :
A flat platform on the bank of river Alaknanda. Hindus perform proppitiating rites for their deceased ancestors.
1.5kms. away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag's eye.
3kms. away is a beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a boulder.
Mata Murty Temple :
Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include Sesh Netra Temple , Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka.
Mana Village :
Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet .
As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.
Bhim Pul :
On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.
Vyas Gufa (cave) :
Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.
BADRINATH – RUDRAPRAYAG (160KMS/6-7HR)
After morning breakfast proceed to rudraprayag and overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 07: RUDRAPRAYAG – HARIDWAR (150KMS/ 4-5 HR)
Morning drive back to Haridwar. Enroot visit Rishikesh, the 'place of sages' is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of " Hrishikesh " and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh. Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Ashram, Parmarth Ashram later drive to Haridwar. Drop at railway station.
!!!!... Happy Tour End With Sweet Memories…!!!
• Meeting and assistance on arrival.
• Accommodations in Standard rooms in Hotel.
• Vehicle for sightseeing as per the group size
• Daily Menu Breakfast & Dinner.
• Driver Bata, Toll tax and parking.
• AC will not work in hill area (after Haridwar).
• Air fare / train fare.
• Coolie / porter charges.
• Camera charges.
• Donations at temples.
• Extended stay or travelling due to any reason.
• Any meals other then those specified in Tour Cost Includes.
• Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
• Any other item not specified in ‘Tour cost includes.
• Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing.